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Birmingham startup Linq experiences rapid growth

Birmingham startup Linq is experiencing growth with its "digital business card."
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Innovation Depot announces second cohort for Voltage idea accelerator

Birmingham’s Innovation Depot has announced the eight entrepreneurs who have been selected to participate in the second cohort of Voltage, The Depot’s idea accelerator program that launched in early 2021.

Three Birmingham startups receive $100,000 from Google

Three Birmingham startups are among 50 black-owned business receiving $100,000 grants from the Google for Startups program.

Podcast: Nichole Thompson on the new Lab on Dexter

Dr. Nichole Thompson, the executive director of the Lab on Dexter, joins the podcast to talk about the new innovation lab in Montgomery.

ProU Sports and The Wealth Edit win Alabama Launchpad’s Cycle 2 Finale

Two startup companies won a combined $75,000 in Alabama Launchpad’s Cycle 2 virtual finale.A program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, Alabama Launchpad...

Podcast: All about the Alabama Innovation Commission

Sen. Greg Reed and Director Bill Poole on Alabama’s latest push for entrepreneurs
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Podcast: Tim Arnold on creating Auburn’s ‘Musical Road’

The stretch of road plays the first notes of ‘War Eagle’ as you drive over it.

Fairhope lawyer develops Cognito software to help keep attorneys organized

Clay Rankin would be the first to admit he’s not your typical “startup guy.”Born and raised in Montgomery and armed with a University of...
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Podcast: Megan Nivens-Tannett on founding Flourish and teaching herself to build a business

A recent Auburn University graduate, Zac Young discusses his company, how it got started and the competitions he’s already won.

Blueroot opens at Pepper Place

Fast-healthy concept restaurant Blueroot is opening its flagship location in Birmingham’s Pepper Place today.The restaurant, specializing in salads and bowls with various ingredients, made...

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